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AMD Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB

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8.4
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How well can the Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB run games
14 Oct 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

One of the most powerful pieces of hardware available today, the Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB runs today’s game system requirements comfortably. Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB is capable of DirectX 12 gaming requirements.

Here is a performance review on how capable the Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB is at running the more popular games of 2020. Specifically looking at this PC hardware’s ability to get suitable frames per second to play on Ultra game settings and what FPS it might get on 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen res. In terms of performance against the most demanding games today this graphics card can play 777 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.

Running at 1080p this card gets a strong frame rate from FIFA 21 with 172 FPS on Ultra. Then we take a look at Grand Theft Auto VI which is predicted to return a playable 32 FPS. Another title that we looked at is the popular Phasmophobia which we saw getting a good 67 FPS.

Next up we increase screen res tests to accommodate the growing in popularity 1440p screen size. So we booted up FIFA 21 to see how the Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB dealt with it. It scored up a strong series of FPS results across these graphics presets - Low: 295 FPS, Medium: 246 FPS, High: 180 FPS and Ultra: 131 FPS. Next we looked at Grand Theft Auto VI which we predict will be weak with a 24 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And finally looked at Phasmophobia that got an Ultra 1440p FPS of 51. After a look at the popular games running at 1440p with the Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB, this is a very strong choice of graphics cards at higher resolution gaming. 4K gaming with this graphics card is certainly something that can be achieved across a number of the latest games and still achieve good graphics settings at those resolutions. Ultra 1440p is also a regular occurrence with this gpu.

How many years will the Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB in your PC? No graphics card upgrade required for 2 to 3 years of meeting top end game system requirements

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB? A suitable upgrade choice for the Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB is the 20 Series GeForce RTX 2060 4GB GDDR5, which is 21% more powerful and can run 836 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements. Alternatively a suitable upgrade choice for the Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB is the R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB, which is 23% more powerful and can run 927 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
81 FPS
High
The Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB is released on 15 Nov 2018

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 39.4 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

39.4 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 41.4 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

41.4 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 42.4 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

42.4 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 43 FPS on Control

Control

43 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 43.5 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

43.5 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 47.5 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

47.5 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 48.5 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

48.5 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 52.7 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

52.7 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 53.9 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

53.9 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 56.2 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

56.2 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 60.4 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

60.4 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 60.5 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

60.5 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 63.2 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

63.2 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 63.6 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

63.6 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 63.6 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

63.6 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 64.6 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

64.6 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 68 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

68 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 70.1 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

70.1 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 71.8 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

71.8 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 72 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

72 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 74.2 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

74.2 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 75.1 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

75.1 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 79.9 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

79.9 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 84.5 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

84.5 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 87 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

87 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 90.2 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

90.2 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 91.2 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

91.2 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 93.3 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

93.3 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 105 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

105 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 27.5 FPS on Control

Control

27.5 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 30 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

30 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 30.8 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

30.8 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 31.3 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

31.3 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 33.9 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

33.9 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 34 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

34 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 34.3 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

34.3 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 37.1 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

37.1 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 37.5 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

37.5 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 45.1 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

45.1 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 47.7 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

47.7 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 49.3 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

49.3 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 53 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

53 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 53 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

53 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 60.5 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

60.5 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 61 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

61 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 61.5 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

61.5 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 70.6 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

70.6 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 79.6 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

79.6 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 9.1 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

9.1 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 16.4 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

16.4 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 18.2 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

18.2 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 21.2 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

21.2 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 21.2 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

21.2 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 22.3 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

22.3 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 23.3 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

23.3 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 23.6 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

23.6 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 23.7 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

23.7 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 24.4 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

24.4 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 28.6 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

28.6 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 30 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

30 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 30.8 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

30.8 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 30.8 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

30.8 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 33.3 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

33.3 FPS

Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB gets 43.5 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

43.5 FPS
AMD PC game performance check Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.3 Polaris 30
Process
12nm
TMUs
144
Texture Rate
228 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
51 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
2304
Driver Support
-
Release Price
$279.00
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
6.0
Open GL
4.6
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
8192 MB
Memory Speed
2000 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
256GB/sec
L2 Cache
0KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
3
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1469 MHz
Boost Clock
1580 MHz
Power
Max Power
235 Watts
PSU
500 Watt & 33 Amps
Power Connector
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1440
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
10
10
10
8.7
6.7
Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
The new AMD Radeon RX 590 is an uprated version of the RX 580 on the smaller 12nm process node. The Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB is a mid-range Radeon RX 500 Series graphics card and considered great price to performance for gaming at 1080p.


This RX 590 is the 8GB version.
The Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB is a 2.5-slot video card with a dual-fan design 100mm cooling system, dual BIOS, XFX True Clock technology, aluminium backplate, and 0dB auto load sensing fans. This video card has average overclocking potential.
Architecture
It equips a GPU codenamed Polaris 30, which has 2304 shader processing units, 144 TMUs and 32 ROPs.


GPU
The RX 590 8GB central processing unit runs at 1469 MHz base clock and goes up to 1580 MHz when in boost and turbo mode, providing a 3% overclock versus the reference model.


Memory
The GPU accesses a 8GB frame buffer of fast GDDR5, through a 256-bit memory interface, while the Memory Clock operates at 2000MHz.


Power Consumption
The Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB has a power TDP requirement of 235W. This means it will require at least a 500W PSU with one dedicated 8-pin and one 6-pin power connector.


Performance
Benchmarks indicate that the AMD Radeon RX 590 8GB will be around 10-15% faster than the Nvidia GTX 1060 in terms of gaming performance, and around 6% faster than the Radeon RX 580 model it is replacing.


System Suggestions
The Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB is best suited for resolutions up to and including 2560x1440, although is ideally suited for 1080p gaming. We recommend a high-end processor, like the new Ryzen R5 and at least 12GB of RAM for optimal gaming performance.


Source [Wikipedia]
Radeon RX 590 XFX Fatboy 8GB vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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